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Heritage of Black Highlanders Collection, UNCAsheville Ramsey Library
Maggie Jones:  bhcP77.

Pioneer in work among black women
A great organizer of clubs for community improvement.  Organized first Asheville branch of NC Federation of Negro Women's Clubs  and was a charter member of the state organization.  She was a great community worker for the uplift of black women.   Her husband, a pharmacist working in the early 1920's, was one of the first black doctors to practice here.
She organized the Girl's Industrial Club whose aim was to develop Christian leadership and skilled employment.   The club later became part of the Phyllis Wheatley Branch of the YWCA.
She was a charter member of the Negro P. T. A. in the Asheville community and an active member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.